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PACIFIC WAR

The role of the United States Marine Raiders in World War II, is best understood in context of the larger aspects of the war in the Pacific. An excellent presentation for this purpose may be found in, "Marines in World War II Commemorative Series", published by the History and Museums Division of the United States Marine Corps. and the Hyperwar publications. These may be accessed by clicking on the following links.

Several links are repeated to ease navigating.

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Pearl Harbor to Guadalcanal

History of U.S. Marine Corps Operations in World War II
Volume I

by

Lieutenant Colonel Frank O. Hough, USMCR
Major Verle E. Ludwig, USMC
Henry I. Shaw, Jr.

Historical Branch, G-3 Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps

http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USMC/

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Marines in World War II
Historical Monograph

The Guadalcanal Campaign

by Major John L. Zimmerman, USMCR Historical Section, Division of Public Information
Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps
1949

http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USMC/USMC-M-Guadalcanal/index.html

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Appendix E: First Marine Division Operation Order--Guadalcanal

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A Hypertext History of the Second World War

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Hyperwar U S Marine Corps in World War II

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United States Army in World War II
The War in the Pacific

Guadalcanal: The First Offensive

John Miller, Jr.

http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USA/USA-P-Guadalcanal/index.html#8

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Marines in World War II Commemorative Series

 

THIS PAMPHLET HISTORY, one in a series devoted to U.S. Marines in the World War II era, is published for the education and training of Marines by the History and Museums Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, D.C., as a part of the U.S. Department of Defense observance of the 50th anniversary of victory in that war.

Selected titles from this series have been converted to the Web and can be accessed from the links below. Paper copies of these and other titles in this series may be purchased by contacting the Superintendent of Documents. Order information can obtained by accessing the Publications Website for the United States Marine Corp's History and Musuems Division.


WORLD WAR II COMMEMORATIVE SERIES

DIRECTOR OF MARINE CORPS HISTORY AND MUSEUMS
Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons, USMC (Ret)

GENERAL EDITOR,
WORLD WAR II COMMEMORATIVE SERIES

Benis M. Frank

CARTOGRAPHIC CONSULTANT
George C. MacGillivray

EDITING AND DESIGN SECTION, HISTORY AND MUSEUMS DIVISION
Robert E. Struder, Senior Editor; W. Stephen Hill, Visual Information Specialist;
Catherine A. Kerns, Composition Services Technician, R.D. Payne, NPS Volunteer—Web Edition

Marine Corps Historical Center
Building 58, Washington Navy Yard
Washington, D.C. 20374-5040

http://www.nps.gov/wapa/indepth/extContent/usmc/

 

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